Category : Plants

Poinsettia Varieties: Beyond the Common Red

Now that we are in the month of December, many of us are adding Poinsettias to our indoor plant inventory. The ultimate Christmas plant, Poinsettias span over 100 varieties beyond the "common red plant." What is your Poinsettia style?  …

3 Comments / 5164 View / December 3, 2014

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Fall Containers: One Plant Wonders!

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It's the first week of October and today registered a HOT 98 degrees in Los Angeles. Perfect weather for designing fall container gardens! Oh, I'm not complaining about the perennial sunshine; I only wish "sweater weather" would set in soon. No matter how…

4 Comments / 236 View / October 3, 2014

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Creative Technique For Becoming A Productive Gardener

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I invited my friend Susan Sherayko, author of "Rainbows Over Ruins" to share her creative problem-solving wisdom on EdenMakers as part of her book "blog tour." As the Line Producer on the Home & Family Show, Susan has the huge task of supervising the financial…

21 Comments / 183 View / September 3, 2014

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Potted Plant Care for Summer: Water, Prune, Fertilize

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Summer is the season when many once beautiful potted plants start to look like they are about to die. It doesn't have to be this way if you invest a few minutes each week to care for your plants.   Watering, pruning, and fertilizing are key…

0 Comments / 329 View / July 18, 2014

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Infographic: Landscaping and Your Return on Investment

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Investing in your landscaping is not a waste of money, especially if you are selling your home. Take a look at this infographic about your return on investment for different types of landscaping improvements!   Created by AlbertaArborists.com   Usually budgets…

0 Comments / 144 View / June 25, 2014

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Firescaping: Prepare Your Yard For Brush Fire Season!

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Prepare your yard for brush fire season! In dry, drought-stricken California, fire season is year-round.   Yearly brush clearance notifications are sometimes met with the same dismissive attitude as many have towards a jury duty summons. A false confidence that no one will notice a lack of…

0 Comments / 77 View / June 19, 2014

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Common Poisonous Plants: Protect Kids and Pets

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The first step in protecting your kids and pets from common poisonous plants is to know the plants in your yard and know your child and pets behaviour.  Do you know what kind of lawn you have? How about your trees, hedges, shrubs,…

14 Comments / 22368 View / April 10, 2014

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